William Farrow

1819–1882 (Age 63)
Beccles, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

William Farrow was born about 1819, in Beccles, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. He married Mary Ann Spooner about 13 October 1847, in Sutton, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He died about 1882, in Thurton, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

William Farrow
1819–1882
Mary Ann Spooner
1829–1894
Marriage: about 13 October 1847
Jane Farrow
1851–
Caroline Farrow
1855–
William Farrow
1860–1941
Thomas Farrow
1866–
May E Farrow
1868–
Edward Farrow
1856–
Emily Farrow
1863–
Emily Farrow
1864–
Mary Susannah Farrow
1870–

Spouse and Children

    Male1819–1882Male

    Mary Ann Spooner

    Female1829–1894Female

MARRIAGE
about 13 October 1847
Sutton, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
children

(9)

    Jane Farrow

    Female1851–Female

    Caroline Farrow

    Female1855–Female

    Edward Farrow

    Male1856–Male

    William Farrow

    Male1860–1941Male

    Emily Farrow

    Female1863–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (5)

1823

Age 4

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 14

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1843

Age 24

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

Northern English: hypercorrected form of Farrar , occupational name for a smith or worker in iron. The original -ar or -er ending of this name came to be regarded as an error, and was changed to -ow.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • William Farrow, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • William Farrow, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William Farrow, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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